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Teresa Mons, August 10, 2016

Los Angeles has been a multi-cultural, polyglot city from the earliest times.


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Christina Rice, June 01, 2016

The 1984 Olympic Summer Games were a considerable success for the United States as both a host and competitor.


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Christina Rice, February 01, 2017

On January 25, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to give its final approval to the city’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.


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Christina Rice, March 01, 2016

The post-War era brought exponential growth to the San Fernando Valley, transforming the region into the quintessential suburbs.


Wendy Horowitz, December 09, 2015

It's that time of year again, when we reflect on Peace On Earth and Good Will.  Even the Herald-Express managed to take a break, albeit brief, from violence, heartbreak, scandal and disaster to acknow


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Christina Rice, September 15, 2015

The influence of Latino heritage and culture has long been prevalent in the city of Los Angeles. This includes a history of activism relating to causes at the local, state, national, and international levels.


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Christina Rice, June 01, 2015

As a mainstream news outlet in the 20th Century, it's probably not surprising that the Los Angeles Herald Express (later Herald Examiner) newspaper gave little coverage to the LGBT community.


Wendy Horowitz, April 23, 2015

Despite its plain, utilitarian design and basic functions (mainly stop, go and turn) Henry Ford’s Model T was the first automobile the average American could afford, and as more people became drivers, the romance with the car began.  The steering wheel became a metaphor for independence: cho


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Christina Rice, January 30, 2015

Activist Malcolm X appears as a spectator during a 1964 court trial in Los Angeles. (Herald Examiner Collection)


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Christina Rice, December 30, 2014

Over at the LAPL Photo Collection, we were full steam ahead as always in 2014; processing collections, digitizing photos, acquiring new collections, mounting exhibits, coordinating programs, and assisting patrons with research and orders.


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